Adjunct Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies and Popular Music
Instruments/Expertise: Jazz Percussion
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Aaron Serfaty was born in Caracas, Venezuela where he learned drum set, Afro Cuban, and Brazilian percussion. He moved to Los Angeles in 1991 to further his jazz education at the California Institute of the Arts. Serfaty has performed with jazz, brazilian, and latin jazz artists like Justo Almario, Arturo Sandoval, Sergio Mendes, Rique Pantoja, Joe LaBarbera, Jon Anderson, Barbara Morrison, Kristin Korb, Teka, Otmaro Ruiz, etc. He has authored several interviews for Bateristas al Sur
, a drumming magazine from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He's participated in international jazz and educational festivals and symposia. He also co-wrote the Afro Caribbean section of Peter Erskine's Drumset Essentials, Vol 3.